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Miss Manners by Judith Martin, Nicholas Ivor Martin and Jacobina Martin

He's Still the Father of the Bride, Regardless of Which Sex She Marries

DEAR MISS MANNERS: My daughter is engaged to marry her college roommate. What is a father's role at a gay wedding?

GENTLE READER: Father of the bride -- the one whose father he is.

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